Introduction The GA-P35-DS3L is GIGABYTE high performance platform based on the killer combination of the new Intel P35 chipset plus support for the latest multi-core processors up to FSB 1333MHz, including the upcoming 45nm platform.
The Industry's Leading All-Solid Capacitor motherboard Design To ensure a longer for systems in daily operation and boost system stability under extreme conditions, this platform adopts cutting-edge Conductive Polymer Aluminum Solid Capacitors from the world's leading vendors. With these high-quality components , users can take advantage of better electronic conductivity and excellent heat resistance for enhanced system durability.
Intel® Core™ 2 multi-core and upcoming 45nm processors GA-P35-DS3L supports Intel latest high performance CPU delivers the most energy-efficient performance available today. Based on Intel's Micro Architecture, the Intel multi-core processors with 4 cores and two shared L2 caches provide the best capability-per-watt solutions and are an ideal choice for multi-media enthusiasts and intensive multi-tasking environments. This cutting-edge processor offers significant performance boosts and provides an overall more energy efficient platform.
Intel® P35 Express Chipset The Intel® P35 Express Chipsets support the latest multi-core processors up to FSB 1333MHz, including the upcoming 45nm platform, with its record breaking performance and greater energy efficiency. Intel® P35 chipset, with optimized system memory capabilities, chipset over-speed protection removed for maximum overclocking and Intel® Turbo Memory technology, providing faster boot and application load times and additional power savings. Intel® P35 chipset provides scalable options for users wanting to take advantage of higher memory performance with less power consumption to run next generation applications such as high-definition video and 3D visualization.
Windows Vista Premium Logo Certified Windows Vista Premium promises to deliver a streamlined computing experience designed to fundamentally change how users view, find and organize their digital information. With P35/G33/P965/G965/946/945 solutions all enabling support for Vista Premium, GIGABYTE offers a fresh and unique desktop experience that will be more informative, intuitive and completely new...more
Dual Channel DDR2 1066 Experience the advanced technology of DDR2 1066* memory, featuring faster speeds and higher data bandwidth, which delivers superior performance for the most demanding applications.
SATA 3Gb/s storage interface The SATA specification doubles bus bandwidth from 1.5Gb/s to 3Gb/s. Native Command Queuing is a new specification that enables out-of-order execution of commands for efficient retrieval of data. Hot Plug support allows users to insert and remove hard disk drives without shutting off power to the system.
Intel® High Definition Audio Intel® High Definition Audio enables 8 channel premium digital sound in the PC for an immersive surround sound experience. In addition, Intel HD Audio delivers multiple audio channels in your PC so you can listen to two different streams simultaneously in two separate rooms
Gigabit LAN connectivity The Gigabit network interface delivers a high speed LAN connection with data transfer rate up to 1000Mb/s, providing new generation connectivity for the broadband era. Gigabit LAN is ideally for seamless internet connection such as streaming audio and video contents
RoHS compliant As a member of the global community to look after the environment, Gigabyte complies with the European Union's Restriction of use of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive which limits the use of lead, mercury, cadmium and other hazardous substances in electronic products. From components and material selection to production processes, make up of accessories, packaging/color boxes etc; GIGABYTE has carefully examined and designed this product to be 100% RoHS compliant. GIGABYTE will continue to develop RoHS compliant PC components and commit valuable resources to promoting and advancing RoHS directive goals and objectives.
Speed The Speed compliant motherboards of GIGABYTE S-series provide intelligent over-clocking and over-voltage software settings through both hardware and software design...more
Smart The Smart featured motherboards of GIGABYTE S-series provide GIGABYTE proprietary innovative software such as Download Center, @BIOS, Q-Flash, Xpress Install, Boot menu, and Smart Fan. BIOS and driver management now becomes much easier and user friendly through GIGABYTE Smart features!...more
Safe Safe is the key feature of GIGABYTE S-series motherboards with the following elements: Excellent hardware design reinforced BIOS protection through GIGABYTE Virtual Dual BIOS Technology and GIGABYTE BIOS Setting Recovery Technology. Unique system software such as Xpress Recovery 2, PC Health Monitor, HDD S.M.A.R.T., and C.O.M. further strengthen the stability and reliability of your PC!...more
- by Yves_M @Oct 05, 2007
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GA-P35-DS3L Desktop Motherboard
Ultra ATA/133 (ATA-7)
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Dual Channel memory supported
Native support available for DDR2-1066MHz
Northbridge: Intel P35 Express
Southbridge: Intel ICH9
Supports Virtual DualBIOS
1 x 8 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AWARD BIOS
SM BIOS 2.3
System voltage detection
CPU/System temperature detection
CPU/System/Power fan speed detection
CPU overheating warning
CPU/System/Power fan fail warning
CPU fan speed control
Support for @BIOS
Support for Download Center
Support for Q-Flash
Support for EasyTune
Support for Xpress Install
Support for Xpress Recovery2
Support for Virtual Dual BIOS
Supported Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000
GA-P35-DS3L Desktop Board
Motherboard driver disk
Quick Installation Guide
Intel LGA775 CPU Installation Guide
1 x IDE cable
1 x Floppy disk drive cable
2 x SATA 3Gb/s cables
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Socket T LGA-775
Core 2 Extreme
Core 2 Quad
Core 2 Duo
Pentium 4 (Extreme Edition)
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It's inexpensive, as fast as other P35 boards and overclocks like a beast. You could certainly do better on the included feature and accessories front, but that's not like it doesn't give you plenty of expandability on-board. If I was looking for an inexpensive, solid performing, future proof backbo
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It's a great motherboard. First ever purchase of a motherboard by an 18 year old to overclock his E7200, and it works excellent. Fully compatible with 45nm processors, and provides lots of mainstream overclocking options. Got my E7200 running at 3.34GHz without a hassle at all.
I absolutely love this board. After all, its so popular for a reason. I got my C2D E6400 going at 3.2GHz (above 50% OC) with rock-solid stability, with room for more if I up the voltages enough. I would've liked to comment on RAM overclockability, but unfortunately I'm using some Patriot Signature Line DDR2-800 sticks, which unfortunately don't OC very well so I can't tell how much the board is affecting it. But I'm still happy with it.
For the price, there is no better board. It overclocks as well as the other Gigabyte P35 boards, but for less than $100. It is missing RAID functionality and only has 4 SATA ports - it's a simple board with basic features.
Chose this board based on reviews and decent specs. for my first budget gamer build. Dropped an Intel E8400 3.0 cpu, 2GB Crucial ram, EVGA 8800GT, Seagate 500GB HD and Samsung DVD drive in a Coolermaster Elite RC-330 case and have had no issues with Window XP Pro. Good value.
The board worked with the E8400 out of the box with its F7 bios, it was able to overclock the processor to 3.6Ghz without any problems. I've also installed a 9800GTX and a Thermalright Ultima without and obstructions as well. The onboard sound is terrible though, the static is quite audible when it's quiet,(using an Marantz amplifier with Paradigm Titans) but I think you'd get that on every board, other than that everything works great.
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